Goldfish who can't swim upright gets wheelchair

After a 16 second high-risk, non-invasive surgery involving what appears to be a t-shirt tag and a piece of cork, we can report that this goldfish is swimming normally.

Goldfish who can't swim upright gets wheelchair

Behold! The goldfish 'wheelchair'.

On May 28, Redditor leability uploaded this image of a quick fix for a goldfish who had trouble swimming upright.

As a few Redditors pointed out in the post, the fish is likely suffering from an infected swim bladder — the result of the high-protein diet owners typically feed their fish.


A more permanent fix for the ailment is to feed your goldfish skinned, chopped green peas.

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